Taylor Beck went 2-for-4 with a pair of doubles.
Southern Miss will take on No. 1 Seed UAB tomorrow at 4:30 p.m.
Southern Miss enters next week's Conference USA Championship event as the No. 8 seed.
Southern Miss is riding a three-game C-USA winning streak.
The Golden Eagles snapped a nine-game losing streak to the Pirates and won their first series of the year.
As a Junior in 2012: Appeared in 29 games with 16 starts, including seven at catcher ... Hit .194 on the year in 62 at-bats with a pair of multiple RBI games against Central Arkansas (2/12) and Tulsa (3/24) as a pinch hitter ... Recorded 41 putouts on the year with a .960 fielding percentage ... Threw out one runner attempting to steal
As a Sophomore in 2011: Appeared in 33 games with five starts, three as designated player and two at third base ... Batted .175 with seven hits and four RBI ... Had a two RBI game against Campbell ... Also saw action in two games at catcher ... Recorded eight putouts on the season
As a Freshman in 2010: Played 26 games with 17 starts at catcher, three at third base, two as designated player and one at first base ... Batted .175 with 10 hits and five RBI ... Recorded her first hit with a double against Eastern Illinois (3/6) ... Had an RBI against Louisiana-Lafayette (3/6) ... Registered 10 putouts against Arkansas (3/7) at catcher ... Recorded a hit against Mississippi State (3/17) ... Hand an RBI against Nicholls State (3/24) with a sacrifice fly ... Had a double against UTEP (4/2) ... Tallied a hit and RBI against Alcorn State (4/8) ... Was 1-for-1 against Southeastern Louisiana as a pinch hitter (4/28) ... Collected a hit against East Carolina (5/2) and one against UAB (5/8)
High School: A three-year letterwinner at Elsinore High School for Coach Donn Brown ... Led her team in batting with a .481 average ... Completed senior campaign with a team-leading 37 hits including seven doubles, three triples and 14 runs batted in ... Earned first team all-league and all CIF-SS Division IV second team honors for two seasons ... Named The Press-Enterprise honorable mention ... Named her school's 2009 Female Multi-Sport Athlete of the Year ... Earned two letters in water polo, helping Elsinore win back-to-back league championships ... Named her team's Offensive Player of the Year
Travel Ball: Played travel ball with the Orange County Lionettes 18U Gold for Coach John Wilson
Personal: Daughter of Dan and Trish LaPointe ... A psychology major.
LaPointe's Career Highs
Hits: 3, Twice (last vs. vs. Sam Houston State, 2/16/13)
Runs: 2, Three times(last vs. vs. Sam Houston State, 2/16/13)
RBI: 2, Twice (last vs. Tulsa, 3/24/12)
2B: 1, Six times (last vs. vs. Jacksonville State, 2/16/13)
PO: 10 vs. Arkansas (3/7/10)
Last Updated: Feb. 19, 2013
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